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Captain Ralph M. Gambone Jr.

Captain, Officer

U. S. Navy Band

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U. S. Navy Band

Background Information

Employment History

Executive Officer

School of Music

Affiliations

Member
American Bandmasters Association

Education

Washington , D.C.

bachelor's degree

music

Towson State College

bachelor's degree

music

Towson State University

bachelorâ€s degree

music

Towson State University

master's degree

music

Catholic University

masterâ€s degree

music

Catholic University

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Otis Murphy - Selected Reviews

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Ralph M. Gambone, Captain, U. S. Navy Band

His degree of artistry left the entire convention amazed and who will ever forget the beautiful sound and pitch of his incredible altissimo register?


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RALPH M. GAMBONECaptain, United States NavyOfficer in Charge/Leader

Capt. Ralph M. Gambone, a native of Annapolis, Md., enlisted in the Navy in 1969 after receiving his bachelor's degree in music from Towson State University in Baltimore, Md.He was first assigned to the U.S. Naval Academy Band in Annapolis, Md., as a clarinet instrumentalist, and also served as conductor of the Midshipman Stage and Concert Bands.While there he earned a master's degree in music from Catholic University in Washington, D.C.
After a tour of duty aboard the cruiser USS Little Rock (CLG-4), Gambone was assigned to The United States Navy Band in Washington, D.C. After three years with the band and a promotion to chief musician, he was assigned to the Bureau of Naval Personnel as Assistant Budget Manager for the Navy Music Program in 1978.
In 1981, he was commissioned an ensign and reported for duty as Music Program Liaison Officer for the Navy Chief of Information in the Pentagon.
After two years as Director, Navy Band San Diego, he was assigned as The United States Navy Band's Supply Officer in 1985, and a year later assumed the duties of the band's Assistant Leader.From August 1988 to June 1990 he served as Director, Seventh Fleet Band stationed on board the USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19) in Yokosuka, Japan before returning to The United States Navy Band as Assistant Leader.His next assignment took him to the School of Music in Little Creek, Va., where he served first as Executive Officer from March to August 1994, then as Commanding Officer.Capt. Gambone became leader of the Navy Band on August 13, 1998 after a highly successful tour as Director, U.S. Naval Academy Band in Annapolis, Md.He was promoted to his present rank in November 2002.
In April 2001, Capt. Gambone was inducted into the prestigious American Bandmasters Association (ABA), the professional association of master conductors and musicians.The ABA recognizes outstanding achievement in the field of concert bands and membership is considered the highest honor achievable by American bandsmen.In May 1991, he received the Distinguished Achievement Award in music from Towson State University (Maryland).
His awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy Commendation Medal (two awards), Navy Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation Medal (four awards), National Defense Medal, and others.Capt. Gambone comes from a proud Navy music family that includes his father, a retired master chief musician, and a younger brother who performed as a clarinetist with the U.S. Naval Academy Band.


Captain Ralph M. Gambone, a ...

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Captain Ralph M. Gambone, a native of Annapolis, Md., enlisted in the Navy in 1969 after receiving his bachelor's degree in music from Towson State University (Maryland).He was first assigned to the U.S. Naval Academy Band in Annapolis, Md., as a clarinet instrumentalist and also served as conductor of the Midshipman Stage and Concert Bands.While there he earned a master's degree in music from Catholic University in Washington, D.C.

After a tour of duty aboard the cruiser USS Little Rock (CLG-4), Gambone was assigned to the United States Navy Band in Washington, D.C. After three years with the Band and a promotion to chief musician, he was assigned to the Bureau of Naval Personnel as Assistant Budget Manager for the Navy Music Program in 1978.
In 1981, he was commissioned an ensign and reported for duty as Music Program Liaison Officer for the Navy Chief of Information in the Pentagon.
After two years as Director, Navy Band San Diego, he was assigned as the United States Navy Band's Supply Officer in 1985, and a year later assumed the duties of the Band's Assistant Leader.From August 1988 to June 1990, he served as Director, SEVENTH Fleet Band, stationed on board the USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19) in Yokosuka, Japan, before returning to the United States Navy Band as Assistant Leader.His next assignment took him to the Armed Forces School of Music in Little Creek, Va., where he served first as Executive Officer from March to August 1994, then as Commanding Officer.
Capt. Gambone became leader of the Navy Band on August 13, 1998, after a highly successful tour as Director, U.S. Naval Academy Band in Annapolis, Md.He was promoted to his present rank in October 2002.
In April 2001, Capt. Gambone was inducted into the prestigious American Bandmasters Association (ABA), the professional association of master conductors and musicians.The ABA recognizes outstanding achievement in the field of concert bands and membership is considered the highest honor achievable by American bandsmen.In May 1991, he received the Distinguished Achievement Award in music from Towson State University.
His awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation Medal (four awards) and others.


Fort Morgan Times

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Commander Ralph M. Gambone is the officer in charge and leader of the band.

Gambone, a native of Annapolis, Md., enlisted in the Navy in 1969 after receiving his bachelor's degree in music from Towson State University (Maryland).He was first assigned to the U.S. Naval Academy Band in Annapolis, Md., as a clarinet instrumentalist and also served as conductor of the Midshipman Stage and Concert Bands.While there he earned a master's degree in music from Catholic University in Washington, D.C.
After a tour of duty aboard the cruiser USS Little Rock (CLG-4), Gambone was assigned to the United States Navy Band in Washington, D.C. After three years with the band and a promotion to chief musician, he was assigned to the Bureau of Naval Personnel as assistant budget manager for the Navy Music Program in 1978.
In 1981, he was commissioned an ensign and reported for duty as Music Program liaison officer for the Navy chief of information in the Pentagon.
After two years as director, Navy Band San Diego, he was assigned as the United States Navy Band's supply officer in 1985 and a year later assumed the duties of the band's assistant leader.From August, 1988, to June, 1990, he served as director, Seventh Fleet Band stationed on board the USS Blue Ridge (LCC- 19) in Yokosuka, Japan, before returning to the United States Navy Band as assistant leader.His next assignment took him to the Armed Forces School of Music in Little Creek, Va., where he served first as executive officer from March to August, 1994, then as commanding officer.
Gambone became leader of the Navy Band on Aug. 13, 1998, after a highly successful tour as director, U.S. Naval Academy Band in Annapolis, Md.He was promoted to his present rank in November, 1997.
In April, 2001, Gambone was inducted into the prestigious American Bandmasters Association (ABA), the professional association of master conductors and musicians.The ABA recognizes outstanding achievement in the field of concert bands, and membership is considered the highest honor achievable by American bandsmen.In May, 1991, he received the Distinguished Achievement Award in music from Towson State University.
His awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy Commendation Medal (two awards), Navy Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation Medal (four awards), National Defense Medal and others.


Harold Schiffman - Complete List of Compositions

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Ralph Gambone, conductor

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